Be A Junior Ranger
Yorktown Junior Ranger Badge
Yorktown Battlefield has a Junior Ranger Program. The program was developed to allow families to learn together and are designed for children through age of 12. Each Junior Ranger Program takes about two hours to complete. Booklets can be purchased for $.96 from the gift shop. Experience the end of colonial America with the final major battle of the American Revolution to become a Yorktown Junior Ranger. Successful completion of the program earns a Certificate of Merit and a patch symbolizing the historic nature of the site.
Did You Know?
Yorktown played a role in not only the American Revolution but also during the Civil War. In 1862 it was the site of the first siege operations of the Civil War. In May 1862 Confederates abandoned Yorktown and Union troops occupied it for the remainder of the war.